Berks

Berks

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The only downside with the cloud is I constantly want to share updated snippets.....i'll end up with my whole book on here if i don't hold myself back!
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  • Are you a ...?
    Unpublished writer (so far)
    What genre do you primarily write in?
    Thriller
    Are your reading habits ...?
    Omnivorous
    Who is your favourite author(s)?
    Wilbur Smith
    And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)
    Any of the Courtney Novels Elephant Song The Rabbit Factory Utopia Any of the Pendergast Books
    What are your working habits when you write?
    Procastinatory
    Are you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?
    Prefer to let rip and edit afterwards
    Your ultimate writing ambition?
    To write a trilogy of novels that people enjoy
    Your worst habit?
    Over thinking, over describing, long sentences with too many commas
    Your opinion on the books industry?
    I deeply respect the good folk of publishing
    Where do you write?
    Anywhere i can
    What else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?
    I have had some kind of published work, that being a chapter in a Spurs book, written by fans, for fans.

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    Berks
    "Berks" commented on Kate's Blog "Party time".
    This literally popped into my head, someone dressed in an olde english manner but with a super flamboyant flavour... https://i.pinimg.com/736x/c6/65/42/c66542a8f4d66de6ce01b53f2b9756fe--dandy-style-handsome-boys.jpg
    10 months ago
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    Berks commented on Mashie Niblick's wall:
    Thanks Mashie, enjoyed yours too, as always.....always really impressed by the level of writing in the monthly comps by all!
    10 months ago
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    Mashie Niblick
    Mashie Niblick commented on Berks's wall:
    Haha very good comp entry, had me.
    10 months ago
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    Berks
    Berks commented on Hel's wall:
    thanks Hel, really apprecaite it! Sorry for the delayed response, home life has been hectic of late and i've not had a chance to catch up on here!
    11 months ago
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    Hel
    Hel commented on Berks's wall:
    Hi Berks. Loved your comp piece. What a surprise ending! It took me completely off guard... will be looking more carefully at the unusual characters around here from now on.
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    Berks commented on Hil's wall:
    Thanks Hil, much appreciated!
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    "Berks" commented on Skylark's Blog "A Very Belated Update on Getting Published".
    Congrats Sky! Nothing new to say that hasn't been said already, but well done nonetheless! Also sorry to hear about the loss, but the triumph through adversity is something i'm sure she would be super proud of you for. xx
    11 months ago
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    Hil
    Hil commented on Berks's wall:
    Very good! I was not expecting that ending. (comp entry)
    11 months ago
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    "Berks" commented on AlanP's Blog "August 16th 1977".
    24th November 1991. I was 14 eating my breakfast before school when I heard Freddie Mercury had died. He was my musical hero at the time, and i remember looking out the window at dark grey clouds. It was a wholly appropriate representation of my ...
    11 months ago
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    "Berks" commented on Yo's Blog "Just!".
    very clever piece Yo, made me chuckle. As a side note, i can never read anything with your name in it without adopting the voice of Jesse from breaking bad......
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    Berks commented on Hilly's wall:
    Thanks Hilly! Didn't realise yours really happened too, makes it that much more gut wrenching!
    11 months ago
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    Hilly
    Hilly commented on Berks's wall:
    Great comp entry, Berks. Clever and unexpected.
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    "Berks" commented on Gerry's Blog "An Aversion to Certainty".
    Ah Religion. The one subject i don't talk about with people I barely know, for fear of causing upset. An interesting read though, so thanks for that!
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    Berks commented on Newbie's wall:
    Thanks newbie, really appreciate it!
    11 months ago
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    Berks
    "Berks" commented on Barb's Blog "Wanted: Book Title".
    Just some brain stormed ideas for you. No royalties necessary... :-) (apologies if any already suggested, was in a rush and skim read the above) Kane and Able Kane and Ability In two minds You Divided by Me Psychic Distance makes the Heart grow The ...
    11 months ago

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  • Mashie Niblick
    by Mashie Niblick 10 months ago
    Haha very good comp entry, had me.
  • Hel
    by Hel 11 months ago
    Hi Berks. Loved your comp piece. What a surprise ending! It took me completely off guard... will be looking more carefully at the unusual characters around here from now on.
  • Hil
    by Hil 11 months ago
    Very good! I was not expecting that ending. (comp entry)
  • Hilly
    by Hilly 11 months ago
    Great comp entry, Berks. Clever and unexpected.
  • Newbie
    by Newbie 11 months ago
    Well, that took me by surprise. Lovely piece of writing, Berks.
  • Sandra
    by Sandra 11 months ago
    Bright and tense comp entry - much enjoyed.
  • Barb
    by Barb 11 months ago
    Love the twist in the ending of your comp entry. Beautifully done.
  • Seagreen
    by Seagreen 11 months ago
    Love it! :-)
  • Daedalus
    by Daedalus 11 months ago
    Indeed. I've done a bit of fossil hunting in that part of the world and only found out about her then - very ahead of her time, which is to say she had to struggle with people who couldn't stand the idea of a woman being right
  • Daedalus
    by Daedalus 11 months ago
    Thanks. Enjoyed yours, and the reference to Mary Anning - fascinating character